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  • #21
    Omom, you are more than welcome. Congrats again "mom".

    Oh, and congrats Carosello. She bred Bonnie if I recall.


    • Original Poster

      MY phone's fine. It's the phone in the barn...

      BTW, everyone. I need a W name. For a girl. Daddy's name is Wild Card.

      Everyone at the barn suggested Wilma ... more ARRRRRRRRGHs.
      "For God hates utterly
      The bray of bragging tongues."
      Sophocles, Antigone Spoken by the Leader of the Chorus of Theban Elders


      • Original Poster

        Originally posted by spacely
        Oh, and congrats Carosello. She bred Bonnie if I recall.
        She surely did... congratulations Carosello.

        I bought Bonnie from her a few years ago ... does that make me a GRANDMOTHER???????????? Ohhhhhh NOOOOOOOO.

        HA! I TOLD EVERYONE ... it's the year of the filly!!!
        "For God hates utterly
        The bray of bragging tongues."
        Sophocles, Antigone Spoken by the Leader of the Chorus of Theban Elders


        • #24
          Oh no OMOM!! Not a Grandmother!!


          • Original Poster

            Yes spacely. Yes indeedy. I might have to change my name to

            "Oldenburg Grand-Mom" Heee heee heee heee.
            "For God hates utterly
            The bray of bragging tongues."
            Sophocles, Antigone Spoken by the Leader of the Chorus of Theban Elders


            • #26
              Originally posted by Oldenburg Mom
              HA! I TOLD EVERYONE ... it's the year of the filly!!!
              You have NO idea how right I hope you are. I have one due 5/20 (my only one this year) & I know it's chestnut but it had better be a filly. If not, I am putting it back. Mom is 23 & I'd really like a daughter to keep. It does seem to be a filly year though. Good becasue I am batting 100% colts so far.


              • #27
                Originally posted by Oldenburg Mom
                "Oldenburg Grand-Mom" Heee heee heee heee.


                • Original Poster

                  Bonnie is now getting up and down ... she's rolling. Why is she doing this...is this normal?????

                  She already passed the placenta... why is she rolling??????

                  SPACELY ... I feel in my bones you will have a filly. Hmmmm. Maybe I could make a living as an animal communicator>

                  Ok. Going to bed ... waiting for calls. Hopefully pictures to share tomorrow.


                  Ain't life grand?
                  Last edited by Oldenburg Mom; Apr. 21, 2006, 12:55 AM.
                  "For God hates utterly
                  The bray of bragging tongues."
                  Sophocles, Antigone Spoken by the Leader of the Chorus of Theban Elders


                  • #29
                    Yes, it's normal for Mum to be kind of colicy... we watch them... but she is still having contractions and hell, she's SORE. Do you know how BIG that thing she just pushed out was?

                    We often give a dose of banamine if they're really uncomfortable.

                    Congrats. Do you prefer Grammy? Grandma? Meemaw?

                    And yes, you'd BETTER be right about the year of the filly. I'm in the last few weeks, and am very tired of the filly dance, but WANT ONE worse than I've ever wanted...
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                    • #30
                      Omom, that is perfectly normal. Her uterus is contracting back down. Just watch her & give Banamine if she's really painful. I usually give Banamine anyhow. Depends on the mare.

                      I hope your prediction is right. I hope, I hope, I hope.... Another month or so & we'll find out.

                      I can't wait to see pics. Good night Grandma.


                      • #31
                        Originally posted by pintopiaffe
                        very tired of the filly dance, but WANT ONE worse than I've ever wanted...
                        I am right there with you. Getting tired & still a month to go.


                        • #32
                          Congratulations! I can't wait to see pics!!!!
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                          • #33
                            So no more updates??? No emails???? Where are the pictures!
                            Calgone take me away..............................
                            336 days too...good girl!
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                            • #34
                              Congrats to your girl OMOM !!!! I just join and saw your thread. What an existing night !
                              Hope everything is fine and I'll wait with others for pictures !

                              Fighting ovarian cancer ! 2013 huge turnaround as I am winning the battle !..


                              • Original Poster


                                Just got up to do morning chores. Then yes, I'm going right back to bed. I'm pooped.

                                Carosello ... pictures will be forthcoming this morning. When I went to bed last night the last info I had was that the baby was "loping" (*giggle*) around the stall last night. And I DO know how to follow directions. Mama was given invermectin before baby nursed. I'll e-mail you in a few minutes.

                                Vet will be by this morning to check baby. Around 10:00 - 10:30.

                                All participants agreed last night that her barn name will be April. Working on her proper name. First suggestion last night was
                                "Wild Heart" ... which is ok. But not great. Her Daddy is Wild Card. And SURPRISE!!!!! She's a chestnut!!!!!
                                "For God hates utterly
                                The bray of bragging tongues."
                                Sophocles, Antigone Spoken by the Leader of the Chorus of Theban Elders


                                • #36
                                  Congrats, OMOM!
                                  Can't wait to see the pix.

                                  I've always been partial to one word names. How 'bout Whimsical or staying in the 'wild' theme there's Wildflower. Ok, so I'm not terribly clever.....
                                  I support and enable the USA bred horse and the USA breeder.


                                  • #37

                                    Just checking in this morning, sorry I missed the banter last night. It's funny to read this morning

                                    Good luck and post pictures of your girls when you can!


                                    • #38

                                      Hi OMOM,

                                      What are you trying to do...now you are not just an owner but a BREEDER too!!!!! Welcome to the club of "Lord I must have just one more!"

                                      Sweet, little Chestnut filly!!!! I am jealous, Mystery is at day 310 those last days are the longest!

                                      How about Winonly...you can call her whinny for short!

                                      Congrats to Bonnie and her new Chestnut girl (my favorite color!)
                                      Congrats also to you for surviving the ordeal
                                      Proud of my Hunter Breeding Princesses
                                      "Grief is the price we all pay for love," Gretchen Jackson (1/29/07) In Memory of Barbaro


                                      • #39
                                        Congratulations OMom!!!
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                                        • #40
                                          congratulations Ol Grand Mom!
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